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SUNDAY UPDATES: COVID-19 cases confirmed in Harry S. Truman State Office Building.

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)

UPDATE 11:30 P.M.: COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the Harry S. Truman State Office Building in Jefferson City.

The office of administration sent employees an email saying the Department of Health and Senior Services and the State Emergency Management Agency tested 100 employees in the building.

Out of those tests, 12 came back positive.

Starting Monday, SEMA will test people who work in the area of the building where cases were identified. Employees will be screened with temperature checks and masks will be required.

The affected area of the building will be temporarily closed.

UPDATE 7:25 P.M.: The Morgan County Health Center reported 13 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday.

There have been 199 total cases reported in the county.

There are currently 58 active cases. That number jumped from 47 active cases on Saturday.

UPDATE 5:00 P.M: The Columbia/Boone County Health Department reported 54 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday.

There have been 3,874 cases of the virus reported in Boone County since the start of the pandemic.

There are currently 756 active cases of the virus.

The five-day average of positive cases rose slightly on Sunday to 67.6 from 67 on Saturday.

There have been 78 Boone County residents hospitalized with the virus.

ORIGINAL: The Department of Health and Senior Services has reported 102,747 cases of COVID-19 in Missouri.

Cases on Sunday increased by 1,613.

The seven-day rate of positive cases lowered slightly from 12% on Saturday to 11.6%.

At least 1,128,700 Missouri residents have been tested for COVID-19. Out of all of those who have been tested, 8.9% of people tested positive for the virus.

Officials reported one new death on Sunday, bringing the death toll up to 1,705.

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Sydney Olsen

Sydney Olsen reports in the evenings during the week and on the weekend.

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  1. Keep on pretending that the test is accurate, if it makes you feel better. Keep on pretending the end is nigh. Keep on pretending bodies are piling up. If drama and fear excite you, carry on.

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